Liaison Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Nursing
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
363-LB3807
Site
BED Psychiatric Liaison, Core 24 psychiatric liaison service Caudwell centre Bedford mk42 9dg
Town
BEDFORD
Salary
£26,565 to £35,577 pa
Closing
Today at 23:59

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.


 

Bedford CRHT and Core 24 Psychiatric liaison service are looking to recruit motivated, compassionate and skilled RMNs to join their MDT. Applicants will be expected to contribute to providing high standards of care to residents in the community of Bedfordshire. Staff employed by the Core 24 service will be primarily responsible for proving cover to the ward and A& E department at Bedford Hospital. To apply for this role, you must have RMN (Registered Mental Health Nurse) registration.
The Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team operate a long day system- 08:30-20:30 / 7 day a week service.
The Core 24 Psychiatric liaison service is a 24 hour service that operates two shift patterns to ensure cover for days and nights.
We welcome interest in joining the services from clinicians committed to the promotion of recovery, personalized care and co-production and able to demonstrate experience of working within a multidisciplinary team and partner agencies. Both teams have undergone recent reviews and have a clear plan for future development of service delivery- applicants should be highly motivated to support the team in taking this forward and have an understanding of the process of Quality Improvement.

ELFT offers Band 6 development opportunities, supervision, reflective practice, mentoring and coaching and will ensure you are fully supported in your new role.


Applicants are asked to include in the first line of their supporting statement their preference to work in either or both services. Your supporting statement must also include 3 reasons to shortlist me. If this section is not included you will not be considered for shortlisting.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Andy RAJKUMAR, telephone 01234 299982, email andy.rajkumar@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

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0207 655 4158